Events

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – Louise en hiver

Louise en hiver by Jean-François Laguionie (75′) At the end of summer, an old lady watches as the last train of the season leaves the small seaside station of Biligen without her. The town is deserted. The weather rapidly deteriorates and the arrival of high tides cuts electricity and all means of communication. Will Louise survive the frigid season? Free and open to everyone | No registration needed In partnership with Institut Français & Prithvi Theatre Read More »

80 YEARS – THEATRICAL DANCE | ZOOM DADA

We bring to you the topsy-turvy theatrical dance Zoom Dada. Two hip-hop dansers, who do not know how to define themselves, set out on a search for inspiration. The resulting dance revolves around the childlike dynamics of transgression and creation. Together, they explore new horizons, go beyond preconceived notions, play with the prohibited, excite curiosity and tempt disobedience to construct themselves in a world bound by very specific codes! For limited free passes for students and members of AF Bombay, please contact sheryn@afindia.org For the general public, ... Read More »

80 YEARS – CONCERT | OZMA

One foot in the liberty of jazz, the other in electro’s trance, with both hands covered in greasy rock! OZMA is an energetic band with an adventurous and yet accessible soundscape. Join us for this electrifying concert! Program 1 : Brahms – Piano trio no2 op 87 Korngold – Lied from Suite op. 23 Dvorak – American quartet More details will be uploded shortly In partnership with Institut Français, Gatecrash, Air France, La Compagnie Tangram, Région Grand Est, OEuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse ... Read More »

PLAY READING | TILL DEATH

It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the third set of readings, we will focus on Rémi de Vos’ play Till Death which is a rambling farce. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading via this link | Event in English In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for ... Read More »

80 YEARS – HERITAGE WALKS | ART DECO AT THE OVAL

To celebrate its 80th anniversary, Alliance Française de Bombay is proposing a free, guided tour of the Art Deco precinct in partnership with Art Deco Mumbai Trust. 8:20 am sharp on 18th Nov (Sun) Meeting Point – Moonlight Building (Near Oval Maidan) Art Deco Mumbai is dedicated to creating awareness and appreciation along with documenting Mumbai’s rich Art Deco heritage. Join us to learn more about the city’s first set of Art Deco buildings built in 1930s and develop an appreciation for this design movement. If you are interested in architecture, design, history ... Read More »

80 YEARS – DANCE | KATHAKALI-KING LEAR

As a dance form, Kathakali entails a complex gestural language, a broad range of song and percussive music, elaborate make-up and spectacular costumes. The Annette Leday/Keli Cie production of Kathakali-King Lear gives Shakespeare a new language thereby bringing it to Kathakali and its public around the world. More details will be uploaded shortly In partnership with the Government of Kerala, Bharat Bhavan, Institut Français en Inde, Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, and Royal Opera House Read More »

80 YEARS – FRENCH CINEMA | La Grande Illusion

La Grande Illusion by Jean Renoir (117′) This Renoir masterpiece tells the story of the class relations amongst a small group of French officers who are prisoners of war during World War I and are plotting their escape. The film will be followed by a small discussion in English on the films released in 1938 in India and France to highlight the general trends in Cinema during this period. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »